Thursday 31 January 1957
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Singing The Blues by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
The Wings of Eagles, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 31 January 1957 ?
- Blessed Ludovica
- Saint Geminianus
- Saint Marcella
- Saint Pedro Nolasco
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
- Brett "the Hitman" Hart in Alberta: Canada; WWF champion.
- Shirley F Babashoff: California, United States -- Swimmer (1972, 76 Olympics - 6 Silver / 2 Gold Medals).
- Shirley Babashoff: American athlete, an Olympic swimmer at age 15.
- Trans-Iranian oil pipe line finished.
- Eight people on the ground in Pacoima, California are killed following the mid-air collision between a Douglas DC-7 airliner and a Northrop F-89 Scorpion fighter jet.
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